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| Jul 28, 2015

Tokyo stocks fall on China worries

Stocks retreated in Tokyo on Tuesday, pressured by worries over a slowdown in the Chinese economy. The Nikkei 225 average lost 21.21 points, or 0.1 percent, to close at 20,328.89. On Monday, the key market gauge fell 194.43 points. The Topix index of all ...

| Jul 27, 2015

Nikkei falls on overseas uncertainty

Stocks plunged Monday, weighed down by growing uncertainty over the course of the U.S. and Chinese economies. The Nikkei 225 average fell 194.43 points, or 0.95 percent, to end at 20,350.10. On Friday, the key market gauge lost 139.42 points. The Topix closed down ...

| Jul 24, 2015

Nikkei follows Wall Street lower

Stocks turned down Friday, hit by selling ignited by falls in U.S. stocks overnight and the release of disappointing Chinese manufacturing data. The Nikkei 225 average lost 139.42 points, or 0.67 percent, to end at 20,544.53. On Thursday, the key market gauge climbed 90.28 ...

| Jul 23, 2015

Tokyo stocks rebound on buybacks

Stocks staged a rebound on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday, helped by buybacks after the previous day’s tumble. The 225-issue Nikkei average climbed 90.28 points, or 0.44 percent, to end at 20,683.95. On Wednesday, the key market gauge plunged 248.30 points. The Topix index ...

| Jul 22, 2015

Dollar weakens below ¥124 in Tokyo

The dollar weakened below ¥124 in Tokyo trading Wednesday, as sluggish earnings of some major U.S. firms dampened the risk-on mood. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥123.73-74, down from ¥124.38-39 the same time Tuesday. The euro was at 1.$0947-0948, up from 1.$0826-0827, ...

| Jul 21, 2015

Dollar firmer above ¥124 in Tokyo

The dollar was firmer above ¥124 in Tokyo trading Tuesday, supported by Tokyo stocks’ solid performance. At 5 p.m., the dollar was at ¥124.38-39, up from ¥124.00-01 the same time Friday. The euro was at $1.0826-0827, down from $1.0887-0888, and at ¥134.67-67, down from ...